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This hands-on activity demonstrates how the combining two fluids (confluence of two rivers, Mediterranean water spilling over the straits of Gibraltar into the Atlantic) involves two processes: (1) stirring - stretching of the bulk fluid, and (2) mixing - exchange of materials on the molecular level (diffusion). Milk, chocolate milk, pie pans and stirring sticks are required for this activity. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

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    Keywords:

    Diffusion,Oceanography,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Middle School,Earth system science,Physical sciences:Motion and forces,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123518923T,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Ocean and water,Physics,Geoscience,Fluid mechanics,Earth Science

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    English

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